The gigantic construction site began around 2010 with a round of works of 100 million. The most visible aspect of the first phase is the refurbishment of the Olympic swimming pool and the sports center. The end result was a success and Mr. Taillibert, 90, has enjoyed it, it seems. “He was very moved because his volumes are respected. He said that for him it was one of the most beautiful sports and aquatic centers” says Labrecque.